O L Y M P I C Q U E S T I O N S
1.The first Olympic games were held way back in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. Which Greek god were they held in honor of?
2. What was the only event held at the first Olympics in 776 BC?
3.Who said, “You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”?
4.Which event has NOT been an event at the summer Olympics: tug-o-war, roller hockey, croquet, pigeon shooting.
5.The Olympic flag was introduced in 1896. What do the 5 rings on the flag symbolize?
6.Which Missouri city hosted the summer Olympics?
7.Which events make up the modern Pentathlon?
8.What does the Olympic motto: “Citius, Altius, Fortius” mean?
9.Which sport made its Olympic debut in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics?
10. Name the mascots of the 2012 London Olympics.
11. Which summer Olympics did Mark Spitz win 7 gold medals?
12. What year were women allowed to compete in the Olympic games?
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